Development of an Advanced Method of Accident Forecasting

Lay Summary 

Using dynamic risk and Bayesian mathematical approach, a new process accident model will be developed. The model will be tested with the accident precursor data from Vale. Once the model has been validated it will be used for planning accident prevention strategies.

Departments 
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science
Funding 
Vale Inco
Research And Development Corporation Of Newfoundland And Labrador (RDC)
ACOA
Communities 
St. John's
Locations 
Newfoundland and Labrador
Canada
Themes 
Metal Processing
Ore Deposits
Process Engineering
Industry Sectors 
Mining and Quarrying (except Oil and Gas)
Scientific Research and Development Services
Support Activities for Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction
Start date 
1 Jan 2011
End date 
31 Dec 2013